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RUMOUR: Honda and Mercedes power units only 30hp apart?

BBC F1 reporter Andrew Benson has reported for F1 Racing that Honda's power unit is now 'just' 30 horsepower behind the Mercedes one, which could bode well for Red Bull in 2019. Honda publicly announced at the start of the year that their main priority above all would be reliability. Now that the Japanese engine manufacturer has logged half a season with Toro Rosso, the focus seems to have shifted to performance.  Pierre Gasly has underlined the improvement in performance as the Frenchman finished in sixth in Hungary after qualifying there as well. "The Honda engine might not be a match for Mercedes yet, but insiders say that the difference is just 30 horsepower...
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